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. >> how do we move our country forward and reduce the deficit? by creating jobs and growing our economy, not by cutting programs that families rely on most. for working families it's all about putting americans back to work. not cutting the things we rely on most. >> there are signals they can't accept the kind of entitlement reforms in medicare and social security that senator graham is saying are prerequisite to a deal. >> let me tell you, first, george, and you know this, social security does not add one penny to our debt. not a penny. it's a separate funded operation. and we can do things and i believe we should now, smaller things, played out over the long term that gives its solvency. medicare is another story. only 12 years of solvency lie ahead if we do nothing. those who say don't touch it, don't change it are ignoring the obvious. we want medicare to be there for today's seniors and tomorrow, as well. we don't want to go to the poll and voucherizing it and we can make meaningful reforms without compromising the integrity of the program, making sure that the beneficiaries are n
states postal service has money problems a deficit forcing closures and cut backs in service. abc 7 news found out, one of the local post offices on that list is a gem, a throw back to mostly to the woman who runs it. >> if you look, you might see yourself in this time lapse. relax if you can. destination is beyond the freeway, past orinda, taking a route throughout the redwoods to replace urban world does not penetrate. a community identify bid its post office. here it is. the one known for hardly ever having a line. >> so this is most of the timeq÷ it's empty? >> do you get lonely? >> no. >> this should be the last word to scribe describe here. it is in canyon, serving about is 94 residents nchl a community with no door to door deliveries... everybody picks up mail here. you know all of the names? >> yes. i do. >> all addresses? >> yes. doi. >> all family history? >> yes. yes. >> all of stuff you're not supposed to know. >> some i wish i didn't know. >> you know everything about everybody. >> i pretty much do. >> what she does not know is how cut backs by the postal service will affec
before the end of the year. maybe a down payment on deficit reduction combined with a commitment to hit the big numbers. >> in addition to the fiscal cliff, some big vacancies coming up in the president's cabinet the state department, the treasury, even the cia, the general petraeus scandal, three vacancies now. >> and there's likely to be more shuffling in the president's cabinet. the president has signaled is favorite likely to be u.n. ambassador susan rice for secretary of state, she's faced a lot of opposition in house this week, republicans signed a letter not to appoint susan rice. the president hasn't made a final decision yet. if he went for it, despite this controversy over benghazi, he would get her through the senate. the top guy to replace timothy geithner, is jack lew. >> slightly less serious note we would like to hit, apparently some head shaving on the broadcast this morning. >> the first on "this week." this is a great story. the top spokesman for both of the democrats and republicans, whoever lost the election would shave their head. this is sean spicer was supposed to
about cutting the nation's deficit. >>> susan rice, who is the front-runner to be the next secretary of state, is back to capitol hill for more meetings with some of her harshest critics. the topic this time, her comments after the attack on the consulate in libya on september 11th. tahman bradley has the latest from washington. >> reporter: u.n. ambassador susan rice faces more tough diplomacy on capitol hill. rice is the leading candidate for secretary of state in president obama's second term. but prominent gop lawmakers are trying to stop her from getting the post. saying she misled the public about the attack on the consulate in libya. in meetings yesterday, rice tried to smooth things over. it didn't work. >> the concerns i have are greater today than they were before. and we're not even close to getting the basic answers. >> we are significantly troubled by many of the answers. >> reporter: five days after the attack and a round of tv interviews, rice placed blame on an anti-muslim video. >> it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by individual clusters of extremists. >> r
.s. postal service is dealing with a $12 billion deficit and among the closers and cutbacks, a local post office. as abc7 news reporter wayne friedman found out, it's a throwback and a gem mostly to the woman who runs it. junior if you look closely, you might see yourself in a time-lapse that is symbolic of our world. relax as you can, our destination lies beyond the freeway past this suburb, through the redwoods to a place the urban world does not penetrate. a community identified mostly by its post office. here it is, the one known for hardly ever having a line. >> most the time it's empty? >> most the time. >> do you ever get lonely in here? >> no. >> lonely should be the last word to describe elana. post office 94516 in canyon serves about 194 residents. in a community with no door-to-door deliveries, everybody picks their mail here. >> you know all the names? >> yes, i do. >> all the addresses. >> yes, i do. >> all the quirks. >> yep. >> all the family history. >> yep. >> all the stuff you are not supposed to know. >> yeah, all the stuff some of it i wish i didn't know so much. >>
>> the u.s. postal service is dealing with a $12 billion deficit. among the closers and cutbacks, a local post office. as abc7 news reporter wayne friedman found out, it's a throwback and a gem mostly to the woman who runs it. >> if you look closely, you might see yourself in a time-lapse that is symbolic of our world. relax as you can, our destination lies beyond the freeway past this suburb, through the redwoods to a place the urban world does not penetrate. a community identified mostly by its post office. here it is, the one known for hardly ever having a line. >> most the time it's empty? >> most the time. >> do you ever get lonely in here? >> no. >> lonely should be the last word to describe elana. post office 94516 in canyon serves about 194 residents. in a community with no door-to-door deliveries, everybody picks their mail here. >> you know all the names? >> yes, i do. >> all the addresses. >> yes, i do. >> all the quirks. >> yep. >> all the family history. >> yep. >> all the stuff you are not supposed to know. >> yeah, all the stuff some of it i wish i didn't know so much. >>
doing away with mortgage interest deduction or limit it as they try to reduce budget deficit, housing industry is expected to fight back. finally the -- [ inaudible ] you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >>> good tuesday morning. cloudy skies downtown, 53° in the city, embarcadero looking dry today, maybe a few sprinkles along the coast strong cold front will move onshore early tomorrow wind advisory posted for the bay area and we're tacking about heavy rain and very gusty -- we're talking about heavy rain and very gusty winds wednesday. tuesday looks quiet. >>> as the holiday shopping season ramps up encouraging news for drivers look
on deficit reduction combined with a commitment to hit the big numbers before the end of next year. >> in addition to the fiscal cliff, there's some big vak kis coming up in the president's cabinet, as well. we have the state department, we have treasury. those two we expected, even the cia now, the general petraeus scandal, three vacancies. >> three big ones at least and there's likely to be more shuffling. of course, the big controversy right now over who is going to replace hillary clinton at the state department. the president has signaled is favorite to be ambassador susan rice and faced opposition in the senate and house. this week, 97 house republicans signed a letter telling the president don't appoint susan rice. she came out this week and defended herself and the president indicated he would like to pick her although he said he didn't make a final decision. i believe if he went for it despite the controversy over what happened in benghazi he would get her through. the leading candidate for treasury is probably the white house chief of staff jack lew. although that might n
.s. postal service is dealing with a $12 billion deficit and among the closers and cutbacks a local post office. as abc7 news reporter wayne friedman found out, it's a throwback and a gem mostly to the woman who runs it. >> if you look closely you might see yourself in a time-lapse that is symbolic of our world. relax as you can, our destination lies beyond the freeway past this suburb, through the redwoods to a place the urban world does not penetrate. a community identified mostly by its post office. here it is, the one known for hardly ever having a line. >> most the time it's empty? >> most the time. >> do you ever get lonely in here? >> no. >> lonely should be the last word to describe elana. post office 94516 in canyon serves about 194 residents n a community with no door-to-door deliveries, everybody picks their mail here. >> you know all the names? >> yes, i do. >> all the addresses. >> yes, i do. >> all the quirks. >> yep. >> all the family history. >> yep. >> all the stuff you are not supposed to know. >> yeah, all the stuff some of it i wish i didn't know so much. >> you know
, unbelievable, it is up to half a billion dollars. >> probably going to be as large as the deficit by next week. seems like everyone is buying tickets unless sadly you live in one of those states -- tsk, tsk -- those eight states that don't take part in powerball. >> you should move. >> it is un-american. >> these are some of the many called powerball refugees. many live in california. doesn't allow you to buy powerball. they have crossed the state line into arizona to buy tickets. powerball not played in california, nevada, utah, wyoming, mississippi, and alabama. >> imagine, california, huge state. imagine if they can get in the mix, the jackpot would be incredible. ooh. all that powerball jack pot, the topic of our facebook question yesterday. >> we wanted to know what would you do with all that prize money? vanessa said, buy a home where my family lives, donate to alzheimers research, help those who've helped me, help some homeless people, donate to a veterans home, feed hungry children. why don't you try solving world peace, too, vanessa. that is very altruistic of you. kudos. >> joseph, i
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